# If the total of the cousins ages is 41. and x represents Ambers age, which expression represents the sum of their ages?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 17, 2017

If there are two cousins

or y + x = 41

#### Explanation:

The question does does specify how many cousins there could be.

If there were more than two cousins the equations above would be incorrect.

Note there is not enough information in the question to solve for the ages of even two cousins.